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Largest Dutch Hindu Centre Opens Its doors In The Hague

on 2013/7/26 3:41:54 ( 1986 reads )


THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS, June 29, 2013 (Nieuwsbank): Following an intensive two years renovation the Hindu Sewa Dhaam Center in the Hague, Laakkwartier (Spoorwijk), opened its doors officially on June 29, 2013. The total project cost US$2.8 million and was funded entirely by private donations. Thanks to the eleven brand new domes of an Indian design, Sewa Dhaam is the only temple in the Netherlands with the look of an authentic Hindu temple.

Hindu Sewa Centre Dhaam is a spiritual, social and cultural center. The heart of the center is the Hindu temple where visitors, students and academics are privy to the teachings of Hinduism (Sanatan Dharm). The building has a meeting room, a meditation room and classrooms for yoga, Hindi and music lessons. Moreover, Sewa Dhaam a dedicated space for Vedic astrology. This is unique in the Netherlands.

The Sewa Dhaam has the capacity to accommodate more than 1,000 visitors in a total area of over 5,000 square meters. The opening was presided over by Rabin Baldewsingh, Hague councilor for Health and Care, Sustainability, Media and Organization. The board of Sewa Dhaam opens its doors to anyone who is attracted to the rich history, powerful spirituality and colorful culture of Hinduism in India, Suriname and the Netherlands.

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